By Tim Bredrup mHealth Capital Corp., a capital pool company, announces they have entered into a letter of intent to purchase Heltheo Inc., which provides a “patient centric” patient medical record (PMR). Heltheo disgtinguishes itself from other PMR products by offering subscribing patients an “eNurse” available 24/7. The eNurse can be accessed via phone, email or via […]
Smart pills with edible microchips are expected to be released in the UK capable of transmitting physiological data to smartphones or computers. That means the smart pills can remind patients of upcoming medication doses and even report back to their doctor when they have taken it. The system captures exactly what medications have been taken.
This is an app review for Pretest Medicine, written by a third-year medical student who recently completed the internal medicine rotation. This app is available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup In a recent study, a novel system is described that uses both the camera and the accelerometer functions of the iPhone to improve the process of acetabular cup placement in total hip arthroplasty. The accelerometer function senses changes in movement and is used in a number of other iPhone […]
Apple have announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author and updated iTunes U with a range of new interactive content which is sure to benefit medical students
By Tim Bredrup Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for health care, announces new mobile platforms and resources at Pediatric Care Online (PCO) from the American Acadamy of Pediatrics (AAP). PCO is now available as a downloadable native application for iPad and Windows Phone. Simultaneously, important new clinical information was added to the […]
The National Cancer Institute recently introduced a new smoking cessation support program called Smokefree TXT, geared toward teenagers.
A look at features of Pediatrics, an app powered by Texterity that allows pediatric providers to access the latest abstracts and articles in pediatrics.
Body Media partners with IBM to deliver personalized biofeedback to users of the Body Media FIT Armband personal fitness device.
The introduction of the British Medical Journal to Newsstand marks an interesting point in the world of academic journals. Using the iPad as a content delivery platform ensures that
access to essential information is now quicker, simpler and most importantly easier than ever before. By improving content delivery, the BMJ, Newsstand and the iPad ensure that the latest evidence based information is in the hands of physicians in the most important place: on the front line
By Tim Bredrup Advancements in mobile technology has the potential to influence healthcare in many ways. However, not all of these ways are positive. The digital innovation we’ve seen in devices such as smart phones and tablets have the potential to distract health care professionals on the job, and possibly leading to an increase in […]
Review over the parents diagnostic aid provides a quick and easy layman’s medical insight into a few common problems in children.